[Linux-HA] membership unchanged but quorum changed

Andrew Beekhof beekhof at gmail.com
Tue Sep 25 02:31:48 MDT 2007


On 9/25/07, Shiney James <shineyjames at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hi
>
> I do have the following queries regarding heartbeat behavior. Your input
> regarding this is very much appreciated.
>
> If the system time is changed will heartbeat restart itself. I saw the
> following behavior - the halogs indicate "clock jumped backwards.
> Compensating." Then the message "membership unchanged but quorum changed".
> Then heartbeat shuts itself down and starts up again.
>
> When does heartbeat detect that quorum has changed?

heartbeat itself doesnt know or care about quorum
quorum (like membership) is decided by the CCM and used by the crmd and cib

>  Would this have caused heartbeat to restart itself?

shouldn't have

> Also, if there were a few resources active while shutting down, when
> heartbeat comes back up will the resources also be restarted?

no, we'll see that they're already running and leave them alone (or
move them if we think that is required for some reason)



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